Philip Nanton is a Writer and Spoken-word Performer from St. Vincent and the Grenadines who lives in Barbados. He has performed his work across the Caribbean and internationally. He has edited two anthologies of literary criticism and one anthology of creative writing. In 2012, he represented St. Vincent & the Grenadines at the Poetry Parnassus in London. His poems and prose essays have been widely published. He is the author of the CD and book “Island voices from St. Christopher and the Barracudas” (2014, Papillote Press). A selection of his prose and poetry “Canouan Suite and Other Pieces” (2015) was also published by Papillote Press. His book “Frontiers of the Caribbean” has been published by Manchester University Press in 2017. My biography of the late Vincentian jazz musician/poet Shake Keane – ‘Riff: The Shake Keane Story’ – will be published by Papillote Press of London and Dominica early 2021.